Do You Actually Know How Good Your Parts Are Today- Right Now?


You manage a single plant, or multiple plants worldwide. You think you are making parts that meet part print tolerances, but how do you really know? If parts are out of specification, how much are they our of spec and does anyone know about it?

Most facilities have multiple measurement systems and quality results are stored in multiple locations. Would it be beneficial to you and your company to have access to all of this information? Imagine being able to see how well the parts made in the last 24 hours from your plant located in Asia are compared to the parts made in the European plant or the North American plant.

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Introduction to Solid Edge


The Solid Edge portfolio by Siemens is compiled of affordable, easy-to-use software tools that address all aspects of the product development process. Solid Edge combines the speed and simplicity of direct modeling with the flexibility and control of parametric design – made possible with synchronous technology.

Watch Dan Turk, a Certified NX Professional Elite 100 User and Solid Edge Expert, demonstrate the possibilities of Solid Edge for users at any skill level.

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Tuesday, July 14
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How Do You Avoid Design Misinterpretations With Reduced Resources?


The way we make drawings is different today than it was in the past. Changing markets, younger workforces, and reduced resources have forced companies to become more efficient to remain competitive. Coupled with increasing competition in global markets, rising costs of labor and material, and continuing reliance on legacy data, accuracy and speed are paramount to maintain a competitive position. This entails:

• Shorter design cycles
• Difficult to interpret drawings
• Disruptions with large impacts
• Increased waste costs
• Lack of 2D/3D associativity causing quality issues

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Best Practices for Top-Tier Mold Makers


Mold making is a highly competitive business. Often companies are competing for numerous bids with prices that align with profit margins. However, this is not always enough to win.

The delivery date can be a huge factor for winning bids. Not only must these predicted dates be timely, but they must also be accurate. Accurate quotes require significant efforts and despite all of the work, winning bids are still minimal.

Survey results indicate that only 52% of the jobs respondents quoted were won. Then, once the bid is won, challenges continue to multiply. Between poor part designs, bottlenecks, complexity, changes, and so on create obstacles that affect profitability.

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